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Sirius Origin and Meaning

The name Sirius is boy's name of Latin origin meaning "burning".
Yes, it's the name of the brightest star in the sky, but can't you just hear people saying, "Are you serious?" Singer Erykah Badu used it as a middle name for son Seven.

Sirius Popularity

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Famous People Named Sirius

  • R. U. Sirius (born Ken Goffman)American author and politician
  • Seven Sirius Benjamin (b. 1997)son of musicians Erykah Badu and Andre 3000

Sirius in Pop Culture

  • Sirius Orion Blackcharacter in the Harry Potter series
  • Sirius Méroubaby in Pierre Boulle's "Planet of the Apes"
  • Sirius Amorymain character in Claudio Sanchez's The Armory Wars
  • James Sirius Pottercharacter in the Harry Potter series
  • Sirius XM Radio